Tungnath is the highest Shiva temple in the world and is one of the five and the highest Panch Kedar temples located in the Garhwal Hills. The Tunganath  mountains form the Mandakini and Alaknanda river valleys. Located at an altitude of 3,680 m (12,073 ft), and just below the peak of Chandrashila, Tungnath temple is the highest Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is believed to be 1000 years old and is the third in the pecking order of the Panch Kedars. It's 3 km. uphill from Chopta, Tungath is reached through a path that wends through alpine meadows and rhododendron thickets. 
General Information
Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant 232 Km.
Nearest Rail : Rishikesh 215 Km.
Accommodation : Dharamshalas are available and hotels at Chopta.

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